Report – Trading sunlight: prospects for peer to peer energy trading in the UK solar industry

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Distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) as a disrupter of retail markets

30 March, 2020

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The rise of solar PV in Britain over the past decade is a remarkable success story, with the industry growing from less than 100 MW
installed capacity in 2010 to more than 13,200 MW in 2019.

Mike Fell recently contributed to a report: Trading sunlight: prospects for peer to peer energy trading in the UK solar industry. Solar Trading Association: London, UK.

Authors from UCL, University of Oxford, Verv, Electron, and Government Blockchain Association provided insights and analysis into the various applications of peer to peer trading within the UK, by diving into the ongoing pilots as well as social, financial, regulatory and legislative considerations relevant to this subject.

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